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Midsummer Splendor

NEW THIS WEEK - July 20th, 2011
 

Midsummer Splendor
 

Free Project Instructions!

This week enjoy a splendid array of new designs, ready to add color and charm to your stitching projects.

Many of you know that Embroidery Library has a close friendship with Lynette Jensen of Thimbleberries. Lynette is a terrific designer, and her company is known for its beautiful fabric and quilt designs.

This week's new designs were inspired by the Northern Lights and Southern Skies fabric lines. Gentle butterflies, colorful flowers, and starry-eyed swirls are delightful additions to quilts, wall hangings, pillow shams, kitchen linens, table linens, and bath linens, too!

Skip down the page and enjoy the new Midsummer Splendor designs.

Add some pizzazz to plain pillows by dressing them up with a pretty pillow cozy. Click here for free project instructions!

 

Butterflies & Blooms


Warm orange and golden hues can mean only one thing: summer is in full swing. Call to mind long, glowing days with these fluttering butterflies and sunny, delicate flowers embroidered on pillows, purses, and more.

 

Available in four sizes:
7.81"X7.81" and 5.86"X5.86" and 4.86"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.86"



A vertical arrangement of flowers and butterflies is graceful on garments and hand towels.

 

Available in three sizes:
5.86"X9.21" and 4.35"X6.85" and 2.44"X3.84"



Accent your summery embroidery with delicate border and corner designs.
     

 

Available in four sizes:
7.80"X2.17" and 5.84"X1.64" and 4.86"X1.37" and 3.86"X1.08"

  Available in four sizes:
2.18"X2.18" and 1.64"X1.65" and 1.37"X1.37" and 1.08"X1.08"


Butterflies & Blooms Design Packs
 


All 4 of the designs above are in the pack, priced at only $6.97! Click on a link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.
 
The pack is available in 5 sizes:

**XXL - Designs smaller than 7.9"x10"
**XL -    Designs smaller than 7.9"x7.9"
**Lg -     Designs smaller than 6"x10"
**Md -     Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm -      Designs smaller than 4"x4"



A quilt label made specially to complement the butterflies and blooms above. Add your own text to personalize quilts and more! Get ideas from our quilt label tips and tricks.

 

Available in three sizes:
7.80"X5.85" and 6.45"X4.85" and 3.86"X2.91"



A cluster of flowers and a majestic butterfly make up light, open designs for quilting through layers of fabric.
     

 

Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.85" and 4.85"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"

  Available in four sizes:
7.80"X6.92" and 5.85"X5.19" and 4.85"X4.31" and 3.85"X3.40"


Quilt borders and corners around blocks with these delicate designs.
     

 

Available in four sizes:
7.80"X1.99" and 5.85"X1.50" and 4.85"X1.24" and 3.85"X0.98"

  Available in four sizes:
2.00"X2.00" and 1.50"X1.50" and 1.25"X1.25" and 1.00"X1.00"

 

Blooming Meadows


Pink, purple, blue, and orange flowers gather together in a lovely design that'll look perfect planted on quilts, shirts, and more. Let a whole stitched garden bloom!

 

Available in four sizes:
7.74"X7.74" and 5.82"X5.82" and 4.86"X4.85" and 3.83"X3.83"



Vertical chains of flowers will be beautiful on linens and clothing alike.
     

 

Available in two sizes:
4.08X9.33" and 3.00"X6.85"

  Available in two sizes:
5.26X9.33" and 3.87"X6.85"


A single pink flower is framed by gently curling vines, in a pretty and versatile border. A tiny bloom is a perfect accent for hankies and more.
     

 

Available in four sizes:
7.78"X1.62" and 5.85"X1.22" and 4.86"X1.01" and 3.84"X0.80"

  Available in four sizes:
1.65"X1.65" and 1.24"X1.24" and 1.03"X1.03" and 0.82"X0.83"


A bolder floral border will work perfectly with the rest of these designs on quilts -- and on clothes and purses too! A leafy green accent completes the look.
     

 

Available in four sizes:
7.74"X2.36" and 5.83"X1.78" and 4.84"X1.48" and 3.83"X1.17"

  Available in four sizes:
1.50"X1.49" and 1.14"X1.13" and 0.94"X0.93" and 0.76"X0.76"


A simple border of green leaves and vines. Repeat it along the edge of linens...

 

Available in four sizes:
7.79"X1.18" and 5.85"X0.89" and 4.87"X0.74" and 3.85"X0.59"



...or alternate it with a second leafy border for even more variety!

 

Available in four sizes:
7.75"X1.49" and 5.82"X1.13" and 4.84"X0.93" and 3.83"X0.75"



Blooming Meadows Design Packs
 


Order the designs individually by clicking on the links above, or buy them all in a design pack!

The larger packs contain 9 designs, priced at only $14.97.
The small pack contains 7 designs, priced at only $10.97.

Click on a link below to the size that you need, and add the pack to your basket!
 
The pack is available in 5 sizes:

**XXL - Designs smaller than 7.9"x10"
**XL -    Designs smaller than 7.9"x7.9"
**Lg -     Designs smaller than 6"x10"
**Md -     Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm -      Designs smaller than 4"x4"



A quilt label border blooms with colorful flowers. Stitch your own sweet message inside!

 

Available in three sizes:
8.73"X5.83" and 6.88"X4.59" and 3.86"X2.57"



Grand flowers make for perfectly pretty embellishments. Quilt through layers, or use them like redwork!
     

 

Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.85" and 4.85"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"

  Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.84" and 4.85"X4.84" and 3.85"X3.84"


Stitch through the borders and corners of quilts with these floral designs.
     

 

Available in four sizes:
7.80"X1.60" and 5.85"X1.20" and 4.85"X0.99" and 3.85"X0.79"

  Available in four sizes:
1.61"X1.60" and 1.20"X1.19" and 1.00"X0.99" and 0.78"X0.77"

 

Playful Petals


A cuddly kitty hides among summertime flowers, just waiting to pounce and play. Stitch this realistic design onto pillows, tote bags and more for your favorite cat lover!

 

Available in three sizes:
6.87"X5.87" and 5.68"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.30"



A trio of open blossoms in big, stunning detail is surrounded by unopened buds of flowers to come.

 

Available in four sizes:
7.73"X7.74" and 5.81"X5.82" and 4.80"X4.80" and 3.87"X3.87"



A branch full of flowers and a tiny, colorful corner make versatile embellishments for garments and more.
     

 

Available in two sizes:
5.23"X9.33" and 3.81"X6.80"

  Available in three sizes:
5.86"X6.01" and 4.81"X4.94" and 3.76"X3.85"


Repeat this delicate border along a hem, or stitch it just once on the back of a shirt. A single bloom makes a perfect companion to these summery designs.
     

 

Available in four sizes:
7.79"X1.33" and 5.91"X1.02" and 4.85"X0.84" and 3.88"X0.68"

  Available in four sizes:
1.35"X1.35" and 1.02"X1.03" and 0.85"X0.86" and 0.67"X0.67"


A playful kitten balances on a branch full of summery flowers.

 

Available in four sizes:
7.79"X3.64" and 5.84"X2.75" and 4.87"X3.01" and 3.87"X2.38"



Playful Petals Design Packs
 


Order the designs individually by clicking on the links above, or buy them all in a design pack!

The larger packs contain 7 designs, priced at only $10.97.
The small pack contains 6 designs, priced at only $9.97.

Click on a link below to the size that you need, and add the pack to your basket!
 
The pack is available in 5 sizes:

**XXL - Designs smaller than 7.9"x10"
**XL -    Designs smaller than 7.9"x7.9"
**Lg -     Designs smaller than 6"x10"
**Md -     Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm -      Designs smaller than 4"x4"



Fill this quilt label border with your own personalized text. Stitch the flowers in any color you like!

 

Available in three sizes:
9.33"X5.78" and 6.85"X4.25" and 3.84"X2.38"



A trio of summery blooms makes up a subtly stunning design to quilt through layers or stitch as redwork.

 

Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.85" and 4.85"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"



These border and corner designs are sized perfectly to surround the square above.
     

 

Available in four sizes:
7.80"X2.19" and 5.84"X1.64" and 4.84"X1.36" and 3.85"X1.08"

  Available in four sizes:
2.19"X2.19" and 1.65"X1.65" and 1.36"X1.36" and 1.07"X1.07"

 

Berries & Blooms


A tasty summer treat! Bright red berries pair with vibrant leaves to make a uniquely delicious design.

 

Available in three sizes:
5.87"X8.05" and 4.87"X6.66" and 2.83"X3.87"



Vines heavy with ripe berries hang on a trellis, ready for picking.

 

Available in three sizes:
5.85"X7.70" and 4.85"X6.36" and 2.96"X3.86"



A wreath of circling leaves and berries and a single vine reaching heavenward will make beautiful summertime accents throughout your home.
     

 

Available in four sizes:
7.01X7.78" and 5.29"X5.87" and 4.40"X4.87" and 3.49"X3.87"

  Available in two sizes:
2.45X9.41" and 1.79"X6.85"


Dainty border and corner designs complete the berry summery look.
     

 

Available in four sizes:
7.77"X1.26" and 5.85"X0.95" and 4.85"X0.79" and 3.85"X0.64"

  Available in four sizes:
1.24"X1.25" and 0.93"X0.94" and 0.77"X0.78" and 0.61"X0.62"


Berries & Blooms Design Packs
 


Order the designs individually by clicking on the links above, or buy them all in a design pack!

The larger packs contain 6 designs, priced at only $9.97.
The small pack contains 5 designs, priced only $8.97.

Click on a link below to the size that you need, and add the pack to your basket!
 
The pack is available in 5 sizes:

**XXL - Designs smaller than 7.9"x10"
**XL -    Designs smaller than 7.9"x7.9"
**Lg -     Designs smaller than 6"x10"
**Md -     Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm -      Designs smaller than 4"x4"



Green vines full of leaves and berries make a delicious quilt label design. Fill it with your own personalized text!

 

Available in three sizes:
7.78"X5.86" and 6.43"X4.85" and 3.86"X2.91"



Light and open, this design full of outlined leaves and berries is the perfect finish for summertime quilts.

 

Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.84" and 4.85"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"



A viney border and berry corner are just the thing to finish off delicious quilts and more.
     

 

Available in four sizes:
7.79"X1.35" and 5.84"X1.02" and 4.84"X0.84" and 3.84"X0.67"

  Available in four sizes:
1.32"X1.30" and 1.00"X0.99" and 0.81"X0.82" and 0.65"X0.65"

 

Breezy Blossoms


Gentle beige satin stitches make up an open floral design that'll be gorgeous on breezy summer clothes, purses, and more.

 

Available in four sizes:
7.70"X7.74" and 5.89"X5.85" and 4.86"X4.82" and 3.85"X3.81"



A variety of summertime blooms are illustrated in a light, airy style. Gorgeous on summery shirts and more!

 

Available in three sizes:
5.57"X9.39" and 4.08"X6.87" and 2.31"X3.86"



Tuck these designs in the corners of napkins, placemats, or shirts.
     

 

Available in three sizes:
5.85"X6.14" and 4.85"X5.10" and 3.68"X3.85"

  Available in three sizes:
5.73"X6.78" and 4.86"X5.82" and 3.23"X3.88"


A softly spiraling design looks beautiful repeated as a border or stitched just once. A tiny flower is the perfect accent.
     

 

Available in four sizes:
7.80"X1.72" and 5.85"X1.29" and 4.85"X1.07" and 3.85"X0.85"

  Available in four sizes:
1.73"X1.64" and 1.30"X1.23" and 1.08"X1.03" and 0.86"X0.81"


Breezy Blossoms Design Packs
 


All 6 of the designs above are in the pack, priced at only $9.97! Click on a link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.
 
The pack is available in 5 sizes:

**XXL - Designs smaller than 7.9"x10"
**XL -    Designs smaller than 7.9"x7.9"
**Lg -     Designs smaller than 6"x10"
**Md -     Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm -      Designs smaller than 4"x4"



Gentle leaves and flowers will surround the text of your choice in this quilt label design.

 

Available in three sizes:
7.95"X5.86" and 6.57"X4.84" and 3.86"X2.84"



A single bloom filling up a square and a cluster of little flowers will give quilts natural variety.
     

 

Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.85" and 4.85"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"

  Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.84" and 4.85"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"


Lots of tiny flowers fill this quilting square. Mix it with the two above!

 

Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.84" and 4.84"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"



This delicate border and corner will make beautiful embellishments, as well as quilting through layers of fabric.
     

 

Available in four sizes:
7.80"X1.89" and 5.85"X1.43" and 4.85"X1.18" and 3.85"X0.94"

  Available in four sizes:
1.90"X1.90" and 1.42"X1.42" and 1.18"X1.18" and 0.93"X0.93"

 

Stars & Stitches


You're a star! A trio of hand-drawn stars and whimsical spirals make up a design that's fun for kids and grown-ups alike.

 

Available in three sizes:
8.09"X5.85" and 6.69"X4.85" and 3.85"X2.81"



Dynamic, sweeping lines flow from a single star. Cute on shirts, quilts, and more!

 

Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.81" and 5.85"X5.86" and 4.85"X4.86" and 3.85"X3.86"



Glowing lights surround a big, bright star in a "light" design perfect for T-shirts and quilter's cotton.

 

Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.85" and 4.85"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"



Stitch this trio of stars just once, or repeat it as a border.

 

Available in four sizes:
7.80"X3.55" and 5.85"X2.65" and 4.85"X2.22" and 3.85"X1.75"



A slightly smaller border full of connecting stars -- and a single star accent -- will be sweet on sheet sets and more.
     

 

Available in four sizes:
7.81"X2.02" and 5.86"X1.52" and 4.86"X1.26" and 3.86"X1.00"

  Available in four sizes:
2.02"X2.02" and 1.52"X1.52" and 1.26"X1.26" and 1.00"X1.00'


Tiny stars are connected by light-stitching spirals in this dreamy border design. A single shooting star makes the perfect accent.
     

 

Available in four sizes:
7.80"X1.76" and 5.85"X1.32" and 4.85"X1.10" and 3.85"X0.87"

  Available in four sizes:
1.76"X1.76" and 1.32"X1.32" and 1.10"X1.10" and 0.87"X0.87"


Stars & Stitches Design Packs
 


All 8 of the designs above are in the pack, priced at only $12.97! Click on a link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.
 
The pack is available in 5 sizes:

**XXL - Designs smaller than 7.9"x10"
**XL -    Designs smaller than 7.9"x7.9"
**Lg -     Designs smaller than 6"x10"
**Md -     Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm -      Designs smaller than 4"x4"



Fill a quilt with hopes and dreams with this shooting-star quilt label!

 

Available in three sizes:
7.88"X5.85" and 6.51"X4.85" and 3.86"X2.86"


 
 



It's crafty and collectible! 2011 is a year to celebrate crafting and all the joy that it brings to our lives. To celebrate our love of sewing and embroidery, one new Crafty Collectibles design will be offered every Wednesday in 2011.
 

This week's Crafty Collectible is: Patchwork Pinwheels


Sweet and summery, these pinwheels will capture your heart! They're a classic toy, a favorite quilt block, and now a crafty collectible embroidery design. Stitched to resemble folded paper, with cute button centers, they'll charm on project totes and more.
 

Available in two sizes:
6.11"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.06"



Want to see more? Click here to see designs released in previous weeks!